" Besides the academic benefits that this award provided, it also made our students aware that serving others is reward in and of itself. They knew that what they grew in the garden would feed many children and families in our community. "

- Julie Goecke, Teacher, Nevada Community Schools

Would you like your community to be Clean and Green? What does it mean to be a Clean and Green Community? How will it help our group, classroom or school? 

We believe that every classroom is a community in itself. That’s why we used “Supportive, Challenging Community” as part of the Clean and Green Matrix. When your classroom, school, district or community adopts Clean and Green, you’ll get your own page on Teachers Going Green to talk about your experiences and share your struggles and successes. So far our Clean and Green Communities are—

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Apply to be a Clean and Green Community.

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